Consequences of Obesity on Women’s Health

Obesity among women of reproductive age is a major health threat in the United States and contributes to the overall morbidity, mortality and costs associated with overweight and obesity.

Headache and Sexual Abuse in Women in a Headache Clinic in Utah

Headache is a common disorder in women and chronic daily headache is also more common in women. Childhood sexual abuse has been found to be frequent among women who have disabling headache. We wished to determine the frequency of sexual abuse as well as other forms of abuse in a headache clinic in Utah …

Periodontal Disease and the Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes (Part 2: The Results of a Pilot Study)

Preterm birth is the major cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity. Recent studies have suggested that there may be an association between periodontal disease and delivery of preterm and or low birth weight infants. This paper summarizes the results of a pilot study conducted to evaluate the relationship between periodontal disease and preterm low birth weight …

Prescription Drug Use by Women and Men in Utah Medicaid

Substance use and abuse is a factor of great concern to health care stakeholders. The objective of this study was to characterize pharmaceutical prescription utilization among female compared to male Utah Medicaid patients …